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Please join us on The Red Couch THIS SATURDAY, JULY 12 AT 9:00 AM!!
The Red Couch is an Internet talk show created by Rachel Schaeffer featuring women and men who share their secrets for living a happy and successful life. Its mission is to inspire people to feel connected and to celebrate their power.

State shell of Florida?

Would you recognize the state shell of Florida (Horse Conch)? It's one of the vast array of cool things in our Sarasota County Libraries. Tune in to Have You Heard? where we put a human face on the library. And remember this photo next time you order Conch Fritters! :-) You can also like our Facebook page "Have You Heard on WSLR?"  And we have a Twitter feed, too - @HYHwslr.  Reading, community, culture, books and the libraries... and fun, too.

Next on "Indigenous In Music with Larry Knudsen" this Saturday 3 to 5, July 7th 2014 "Joey Stylez"

This Saturday IinM welcomes Joey Stylez to the show!  Tune in for new music and a interview, he has album out entitle Feathery + Rosary.  Visit him on his webpage at

Originally making his mark as a hip-hop artist, Joey Stylez has opened his musical suitcase to try on a multitude of genres.

The Fireworks Get Started Early This 4th of July

This Friday, Independence Day, start the celebration early with the Breakfast Bar.  Stoner has a big stack of Americana and Alternative Radio Hits to get you going plus all the 411 on the 941. At the bottom of each hour you can hear about all the big weekend happenings, plus all the hot spots for Firework Displays up and down the Suncoast.  96.5 FM in Sarasota, online anywhere at or use one of the free apps for your particular device. The Breakfast Bar Fridays 7-9am . . . It's da BOMB !!!

Blues for You....from The Velvet Hammer

Love Coupons - Travis Haddix | Bad Girls Get The Blues - Lauren Mitchell | Too Much Of Everything - Travis Haddix | The Giver - Ben Prestage | Good Ole Monday - Travis Haddix | Lonely & Blue - Al Fuller | Art To Gettin' Even - Travis Haddix | I Have Loved You - Wendy Rich | Dinner With The Devil - Travis Haddix | Broken Hearted Baby - Julie Black |  Take Me If You Want To - Travis Haddix |


SOP "the 2-fers" show

Spirit of Punk on 96.5fm
thursday 6-3-14
9 - 11pm east coast time
6 - 8pm west coast time
The "2-fers" show:
2 songs by the Cramps, Suicide, Cabaret Voltaire Official, Young Marble Giants, Essential Logic, Au Pairs, Echo and the Bunnymen, Throbbing Gristle, Robert Rental, Delta 5, and then more .....

Renaissance SRQ - Renaissance on the Riverwalk

Join us Thursday morning at 9am when we welcome Judy Boardman, Chris Wanta, and Mark Rodgers from the DaVinci Machines Exhibit as we talk about the Renaissance on the Riverwalk event happening at the Bradenton Auditorium this Friday, July 4th. This event will feature a variety of artists, including our very own Jorde' the Artsit, celebrating the new Renaissance from 10am-6pm.


The MUSIC FACTORY RADIO SHOW, the ROOTS  collection  is now on Thursdays from Noon to 2pm Eastern time. We also have CC#5, a new computer assistant to upload great music from the past. It's  all on the Music Factory, Cowboy music, folk, roots rock, Polka, Cajun. Tejano Polka, Western Swing, Classic Rock.. and much more. The music that made America.

Maternally Yours: Car Talk

Join the Conversation tonight, Tuesday, July 1st when we talk about car safety and children. With new car seat laws taking effect and summer heat sweltering, car safety is an issue at the forefront of many parents' minds.


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